Afrin Original

  • Cough and cold

Afrin Original Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Oxymetazoline HCl 0.05%; nasal spray.

Pharmacological Class


How Supplied

Original nasal spray—30mL; No Drip Original, Severe Congestion, Extra Moisturizing, Allergy Sinus—15mL

Afrin Original Indications


Nasal congestion.

Afrin Original Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children

<6yrs: individualize. ≥6yrs: 2–3 sprays in each nostril not more than every 10–12 hours. Max 2 doses/day.

Afrin Original Contraindications


Use >3 days; may worsen nasal congestion.

Afrin Original Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Afrin Original Warnings/Precautions


Heart disease. Hypertension. Thyroid disease. Diabetes. Urinary retention. Enlarged prostate. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Afrin Original Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Afrin Original Interactions

Afrin Original Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Local effects (eg, burning, stinging, sneezing, increased nasal discharge).

Afrin Original Clinical Trials

See Literature

Afrin Original Note

Not Applicable

Afrin Original Patient Counseling

See Literature